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Brazil foreign policy discussion ahead

The Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade (KKI) has announced a lecture on Thursday, May 9, entitled “A New Era of Brazil’s Foreign Policy,” in a press release sent to the Budapest Business Journal.

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Featuring Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Federative Republic of Brazil, Ernesto Araújo, the event will take place on May 9 from 3 p.m. at the KKI building (1016 Budapest, Bérc utca 13-15). Admission requires prior registration by 1 p.m. on May 8 at the following event website. The lecture will be held in English.

Born in Porto Alegre in 1967, Araújo holds a degree in language studies from the University of Brasília. Between 1995 and 2003, he served at the Brazilian Mission to the European Communities in Brussels, and at the Embassy of Brazil in Berlin.

A career diplomat since 1990, Araújo was appointed director of the United States, Canada and Inter-American Affairs Department of the Brazilian Foreign Ministry, a position he held until he was nominated as Minister of Foreign Affairs.